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Nymphaeaceae

Nymphaea L.

Last edited by Pieter B. Pelser, 27 June 2021

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  1. Nymphaea nouchali Burm.f., Fl. Ind. (1768) 120; --Merr., PJS 19 (1921) 350; EPFP 2 (1923) 140. --Nymphaea stellata Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1153; --Castalia stellata (Willd.) Blume, Bijdr. (1825) 49. Afghanistan, Andaman Isls, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Lesser Sunda Isls, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Isls, Pakistan, Peninsular Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. LUZON, MINDANAO. Widespread in the Philippines. In shallow lakes, locally very abundant.
  2. Nymphaea pubescens Willd., Sp. Pl. 2 (1799) 1154. Andaman Isls, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, New Guinea, Nicobar Isls, Pakistan, Peninsular Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines. LUZON: Laguna. LaFrankie (pers. comm.) points out that Merrill and others used the name Nymphaea stellata Willd. for this species. In shallow water along lake margin. Much less common than the preceding species.

Literature

Backer, CA & RC Bakhuizen van den Brink. 1963. Flora of Java 1: 147-149.

Pelser, P.B., J.F. Barcelona & D.L. Nickrent (eds.). 2011 onwards. Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines. www.philippineplants.org

Copyright 2011, Co's Digital Flora of the Philippines

Last updated 27 June 2021